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Fanie du Plessis

Biographical information

TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
SexMale
Full nameStephanus Johannes "Fanie"•du Plessis
Used nameFanie•du Plessis
Born23 February 1930 in Lichtenburg (RSA)
Died13 August 2001 in Pretoria (RSA)
Measurements190 cm / 109 kg
NOC South Africa

Biography

Fanie du Plessis had the following podium finishes at major championships: 1st in the 1954 British Empire and Commonwealth Games Discus Throw, 1st in the 1958 British Empire and Commonwealth Games Discus Throw, 3rd in the 1954 British Empire and Commonwealth Games Shot Put.

Personal Best: DT – 56.32 (1959).

Results

Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1956 Summer Olympics Athletics RSA Fanie du Plessis
Discus Throw, Men (Olympic) 13
1960 Summer Olympics Athletics RSA Fanie du Plessis
Discus Throw, Men (Olympic) 23 r1/2

Olympic family relations

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